Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: jaipur

How Jaipur teen sisters fled home, bagged ‘dream’ job & were found by cops 2 months later

The girls were found selling pesticides in Lucknow, 574 km away, after 2-month police operation that saw more than 100 officers deployed. This was their 3rd attempt to flee home.

‘Sorry, sir. Your child with cerebral palsy can’t study in our school’ is a staple in Jaipur

In 'Unbeatable', Shikhi Sharma documents the stories of parents with children afflicted with cerebral palsy and dyslexia.

Jaipur gets a nightlife, desi ‘Crown’ drama & camels under threat — rediscovering my home state

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

9 people test positive for Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Jaipur

Those infected include four members of a family who had recently returned from South Africa and five others.

‘Hawa Mahal’ in Chandni Chowk sparks row over violation of Delhi master plan

A trader reconstructs façade of his building in Shahjahanabad in the image of Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal. NDMC asks him to dismantle structure. Questions arise over rules.

CM to sarpanch, how Rajasthan pulled together to beat vaccine fear, become top performer

So far, Rajasthan has vaccinated 1.23 crore people against Covid — out of a population of 8.7 crore, that is nearly 14%.

Why Jaipur’s grand celebration of Makar Sankranti festival loses out to Ahmedabad’s Uttarayan

Popular culture adds glamour to festivities — Sushant Singh Rajput’s 'Kai Po Che' is remembered for depicting Gujarat’s Uttarayan scenes.

World is now listening to India with more attention, says PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the inauguration of Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conference, the PM asserted that as India enjoys stronger presence at world bodies, its voice is becoming more global.

Want to save Jaipur and its 2,300-yr-old mummy? Unclog the drains

Torrential rains recently inundated the walled city, but experts say Jaipur’s problem started years ago when it ignored its drainage systems in quest for modernity.

2,300-yr-old mummy in Jaipur’s Albert Hall Museum taken out of box to rescue it from rains

The Egyptian mummy was first brought to India in 1883 when it was gifted by Brughsch Bey, then curator at the Museum of Cairo, to Sawai Ishwar Singh, the ruler of Jaipur at the time, for an exhibition.

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.